Today’s Kindle deals include several from Crossway on the Trinity: The Deep Things of God by Fred Sanders (a personal favorite), Communion with the Triune God by John Owen (edited by Justin Taylor & Kelly Kapic), Experiencing the Trinity by Joe Thorn, and more. Matthis Media also has several: God’s Good Design by Claire Smith, Born This Way by Steve Morrison, and Women, Sermons, and the Bible by Tony Payne. Then consider One Perfect Life by John MacArthur and The World-Tilting Gospel by Dan Phillips. Get them here.
Also, on the subject of Amazon, their deal of the day includes DVDs of many great BBC natural science series: Planet Earth, Life, etc.
This is a good read courtesy of Melissa. “The truth is that there are a million different things about Chad that I fail to appreciate on a daily basis. I get in terrible ruts where I focus only on what he isn’t doing that I wish he would do. Or I wish that he would say no to a few things. Or that he would quit answering his phone. Or that he would write me daily love letters.”
“The students and faculty poured out of the buses and onto his lawn, and sang worship songs. With his window open, Ben leaned forward into view and sang along.” The video went viral. Russ Ramsey tells the story.
J.D. Greear uses the stories of Naaman and a little girl to illustrate some of what God may be doing in times of pain.
Trello is really neat software that’s good for planning and organization. I use it for my blog’s editorial calendar. Here’s a great list of sample uses for it.
This column in the New York Times takes a look at some of what C.S. Lewis had to say about politics.
Randy Alcorn offers some important cautionary words for when we hear accusations of sexual abuse.
This Day in 1861. 155 years ago today Abraham Lincoln issued a national day of prayer and fasting “in sorrowful remembrance of our own faults and crimes as a nation and as individuals to humble ourselves before Him and to pray for his mercy” *
Dave Hare writes from his home in a village in Cameroon to dispel some of the romantic notions about village life.
David Sills writing for SBTS: “An old saying goes, ‘Marry in haste, repent in leisure,’ which assumes that the unhappy married person will not divorce but will quietly regret his or her decision for life. That same dynamic is true in missions…”
Why do we anticipate great things when we go to a conference but anticipate small things when we go to church?
All death can do to Christians is make their lives infinitely better.—Tim Keller